Paint, Collage, Stitch, Create
Tutor: Gina FerrariCourse Code: 1021-02


Unleash your creativity as you paint and print your own unique papers and backgrounds, experimenting with colours, textures and mark making using a variety of techniques. Then cut them up and collage them before adding stitch with free machine embroidery to create your own unique artworks. This course is suitable for all levels of experience as full instruction will be given. You will need your own sewing machine and be able to lower the feed dogs.


On the first day of this course you will be using acrylic paints and inks to create a variety of papers exploring colour, tone and composition. We will explore colour mixing and use a variety of different techniques to build up a range of surfaces to use for collage. On day two we will cut up and arrange the papers from day one to create beautiful unique artworks before adding the additional element of stitch using free machine embroidery.


Suitable for all levels

Course Location

Missenden Abbey
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD


Gina Ferrari

Gina Ferrari

Gina is an experienced adult education tutor who specialises in machine embroidery. She regularly exhibits her own work and is a member of Cambridge Open Studios.

13th to 14th Mar 2021
Saturday to Sunday

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9.45amStudents arrive
10am-1pmTeaching session
1pmLunch for all - residents may check in
2-5.30pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-1pmTeaching session
1pmLunch for all
2-5pmLast teaching session

"Enjoyable course with some new techniques, very good tutor." (March 2019)

"Tutor excellent, lots of demonstrations and individual attention.  Food lovely, room immaculate - really enjoyed it, thank you." (March 2019)

"Brilliant course, really enjoyed it." (March 2019)

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